During the seven days to the end of Thursday, March 11, 176 new vaccinations took place in Monaco, taking the total number to 8,625, or 22.7 percent of the Principality’s population.

In the previous week, 249 jabs were given.

The Grimaldi Forum has a capacity of 600 inoculations per day.

This figure is set to jump next week following the arrival of thousands of new doses during the week ending March 12.

FILE PHOTO: A jab is administered in France Reuters